The File Extensions Database

.AFF File Extension

  • Developer by: Kingsoft
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .AFF file?

.AFF is Spellcheck Dictionary Description File

Dictionary file used by Kingsoft Writer, a free Windows application similar to Word; stores information that describes the accompanying .DIC spellcheck dictionary file.

The AFF and DIC files are used to add new spellchecking dictionaries for different languages, such as Italian and French, to Kingsoft Writer. You can download .ZIP dictionary packages that contain the AFF and DIC files and install them in Writer.

Programs that open Spellcheck Dictionary Description File
Kingsoft Writer
File Type 2 AFF Disk Image
Developer by: Basis Technology Category: Disk Image Files Format: Binary

Disk image created in the Advanced Forensics Format (AFF), an open file format used to capture digital evidence for legal proceedings; can store both raw disk data and arbitrary metadata; supports two kinds of compression, zlib and LZMA.

An AFF file can be divided into a split archive of multiple files that use the .AFD file extension. Advanced Forensics Format programs can also extract metadata from the disk image and store it separately in an .AFM file.

Version 2 of the AFF specification also supports encryption.

Programs that open AFF Disk Image
PassMark OSForensics
GetData Mount Image Pro

How to solve problems with AFF files

  • Associate the AFF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AFF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AFF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AFF file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .AFF is Spellcheck Dictionary Description File. Because only the current version supports the latest AFF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Kingsoft manufacturer website after an available .AFF is Spellcheck Dictionary Description File update.
  • To make sure that your AFF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.